UPSC Economics Government Schemes Question Bank Government Welfare Schemes And Programmes

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          Which of the following statements is/are correct about Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)?
    1. It has total outlay of about INR 1,500 crore.
    2. It focuses on the Class X/XII dropouts and lower income groups.

    A) Only 1                         

    B) Only 2

    C) Both 1 and 2    

    D)   None

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    It is a reward based, demand driven scheme aiming to enable and mobilise a large number of Indian youth.
    The aim of scheme is to make youths employable and help them to earn their livelihood.
    PMKVY has a feature of Kaushal Vikas Sivir which is organised by respective PMKVY affiliated training partners across the Country.
    National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is the implementing agency for the scheme.

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